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Bayport Blog: Category - Financial wellness

How to invest in simple terms


Published: May 16, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Investment

Investing is for every one of us. Let us start at the beginning by making sure we all know what we are talking about. What is investing and how is it different from saving? Saving…

How to make your money work for you


Published: May 10, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Financial support, Managing your Money

The money in your pocket or your account at any one time depends more on how you think about money and what you do with it, than on how much you earn. For real! Most…

You can also be a hustlepreneur


Published: May 3, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Become your own boss

Side hustles are almost synonymous with being South African. From magwinya by the side of the road to buying and selling second-hand clothes or furniture, we make plans. Let’s look at how to hustle with…

What financial freedom means to us!


Published: April 28, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Literacy

Financial freedom is not about how much money you have – it is about taking ownership of your finances. Watch the video to hear what a few Bayporteers had to say about what financial freedom…

Families really must talk about money


Published: April 11, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness, Self Help
Tags: Debt Advice, Debt Management, Financial education, Financial Health, Financial Planning, Financial support

Money conversations can be powerful vehicles for change by improving financial literacy and financial wellbeing – and by removing family conflict. Let’s take black tax as an example. Most definitions of black tax include words…

Financial freedom is more than money


Published: April 1, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips

One day, when I have enough money, my life will be perfect and I will be financially free. If this is how you think about financial freedom, then we have news for you. Financial freedom…

Know your credit rights


Published: March 9, 2022
Categories: Credit education and credit awareness, Financial wellness
Tags: Credit Wellness, Financial Literacy
Man signing paper

How well do you know your rights (and responsibilities) when it comes to credit? As a consumer, you have specific rights regarding credit. In South Africa, the National Credit Act (NCA) sets out these basic…

How to divorce bad debt


Published: February 21, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Bad Debt, Clear Debt, Debt Advice

When it’s over it’s over, right? Just like you should call it quits when a relationship no longer serves you, you also have to break up with bad debt – and bad debt habits –…

Find out how healthy your relationship with money is


Published: February 14, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Literacy

A healthy relationship contributes to our self-esteem and emotional energy, a toxic relationship damages self-esteem and drains energy. Answer these 20 questions and find out what your money relationship looks like. Take the quiz

Show those unexpected expenses some love


Published: February 2, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Managing your Money
Piggy banksloving each other

Fall in love with your money Your car breaks down. Your child needs a costume for the school concert. The geyser bursts. It’s time to stop unexpected expenses from ruining your budget. One of the…

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